At Wroxham Saddlery, we offer a comprehensive range of fly protection for your horse including fly masks, fly veils and muzzle protectors. We have selected the premium styles from the Equilibrium, Lemieux, Noble Outfitters and Shires collections. Fly protection is an essential investment and could save your horse from both distress and disease.
The Importance of Fly Masks
Flies and flying insects can make life extremely unpleasant for your horse and also represent a threat to your horse’s health. Horseflies, deerflies, stable flies and horn flies will all bite horses. The bites are painful and may lead to infestation and infection. Dermatitis, skin eruptions, lesions, abrasions, scabbing, fungal diseases, surface parasites, hair loss and both bacterial and viral diseases are caused by flies.
Non-biting species are also potentially problematic as they will feed on the secretions from your horse’s eyes, nose and mouth. These species are carriers of equine infectious anaemia, anthrax, conjunctivitis and eyeworms.
Fly Veils at Wroxham
By practicing good husbandry, you will be able to reduce the number of flies that will bite your horse but a fly sheet and fly veil are also important investments. A fly veil protects your horse’s eyes and head from bites and infestations. In addition, the mask will shield your horse from the harmful rays of the sun.
Our fly veils are fashioned from the latest technical materials including lightweight mesh and so are comfortable for your horse to wear. The masks will not inconvenience your horse and could save them from a world of trouble.